Publication: Salvage

I have a new short story out: “Salvage” is in Issue 98 of takahÄ“ magazine. I’ve been playing with the elements that became this story for a few years now (the ship with the sewing machines is partially true), and finally worked out what I needed to do to bring it together. I’m delighted that […]

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Eligible works 2019

It’s that time of year again. I had two original works published in 2019, and to the best of my knowledge they are both eligible for the Hugo/Nebula/Sir Julius Vogel awards. From A Shadow Grave (Paper Road Press) is a novella of approximately 22 000 words. It’s most easily classified as fantasy – though it […]

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Launch: From a Shadow Grave

I’m excited to be launching From a Shadow Grave at the end of the month. The launch will be held at Vic Books Pipitea, Wellington, on 31st October, at 5:30pm. If you’re in Wellington I’d love to see you there. It will be a joint launch with the Year’s Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction […]

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Reprint Sale: Girls Who Do Not Drown

It’s reprint time! “Girls Who Do Not Drown”, originally published in Apex, will be included in Year’s Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction & Fantasy: Volume I. I’m really excited to share space with some excellent writers – and some of my favourite people – and to be in a book with this wonderful cover […]

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Sale: Even the Clearest Water

I’m delighted to announce another short story sale: “Even the Clearest Water” to Fireside Magazine. Fireside was absolutely one of my target markets, and I was very happy to get an acceptance from them. “Even the Clearest Water” is a story about water fae, autistic families, bargains, and love. You’ll be able to read it […]

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Coming soon: From a Shadow Grave

I’m excited to announce my upcoming novella release. From A Shadow Grave will be published this October by Paper Road Press. From a Shadow Grave is inspired by the story of a true crime: the murder of seventeen-year-old Phyllis Symons, whose ghost is still said to haunt Wellington’s Mount Victoria tunnel. It’s the story of […]

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Events: GeyserCon and Continuum

Tomorrow I’m heading off on a multi-city trip, including two conventions in two weekends: GeyserCon in Rotorua and Continuum in Melbourne. Here’s where (other than the bar) to find me: At GeyserCon I’ll be talking about socio-political themes in SFF on the Handmaids and Other Tales panel (Saturday 1 June, 2:00-3:00pm). I’ll also be at […]

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